Matt Damon Says He's 'So Happy' for Ben Affleck amid His Rekindled Romance with Jennifer Lopez
Matt Damon; Ben Affleck; Jennifer Lopez
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Matt Damon always wants the best for longtime friend Ben Affleck.
Speaking to Extra at the premiere of his latest film Stillwater in New York City on Monday night, the 50-year-old actor spoke about Affleck, 48, and his revived romance with Jennifer Lopez.
When asked to share his thoughts on the couple's relationship, Damon told the point of sale, "I'm just so happy for him."
"He's the best. He deserves every luck in the world," he added. "I'm happy for both of them."
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Affleck and Lopez saw each other again in April after breaking up with Ana de Armas and Alex Rodriguez earlier this year.
The current couple originally started dating in July 2002 after filming Gigli together. They got engaged in November before postponing their wedding in September 2003, just days before the date, and finally calling off their engagement in January 2004.
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Lopez and Affleck made their new romance official on Instagram Saturday when they shared a passionate kiss on a photo they posted.
And a source recently told PEOPLE that the couple were "madly in love" and "the love of the other life."
Another source close to Affleck and Lopez noted that the Justice League actor is "very happy" with the singer and that "she is wonderful to him," while an insider close to Lopez added, "They want everything do to make this work. "
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Commenting on the connection between the two, the Lopez insider added: "Although their breakup was devastating for Jennifer many years ago, she never said a bad word about Ben."
"She believes it just shouldn't be back then and feels like she was given a second chance," the insider continued.
The couple was on a romantic yacht trip to the Mediterranean and celebrated Lopez's 52nd birthday in St. Tropez on Saturday.
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